Here are answers to some of our most common questions.
Who are the BC Liberals?
The BC Liberal Party is a made-in-BC provincial political party that is not affiliated with any federal political party. Our supporters include federal Conservatives, federal Liberals, and people with no federal affiliation — all united by free enterprise beliefs and the goal of creating a strong private sector economy that pays for quality public services.
Fundamentally, we believe in opportunity for all of BC – no matter where you come from, where you live, or what you do for a living.
Is the BC Liberal Party affiliated with any other political party?
No — the BC Liberals have been independent and not affiliated with any federal party since 1987. Our supporters include federal Conservatives, federal Liberals, and people with no federal affiliation — all united by free enterprise beliefs in the goal of creating a strong private sector economy that pays for quality public services.
Who is the leader of the BC Liberal Party?
Andrew Wilkinson, MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena, is the Leader of the BC Liberals and the Leader of the Official Opposition.
How can I stay up to date on current news of what the BCLP has been working on?
To stay up to date on what we’ve been working on, please sign up for our email list. You can also follow the BC Liberals on Facebook and Twitter and Andrew Wilkinson on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date activities. Our weekly BC Brief podcast hosted by Rachael Segal is a great source for weekly news. You can subscribe here.
What do the BC Liberals do as the Official Opposition?
In the Legislature, BC Liberal MLAs are responsible for studying and debating all proposed new laws (called bills) and considering the views and concerns of British Columbians before deciding to support or reject a bill. It is also the job of the MLAs to examine the activities of Cabinet ministers and their ministries, to approve taxes, and to debate and vote on government funding requests. BC Liberal MLAs work hard, both inside and outside the Legislature, to serve their constituents and assist them with their needs.
What has Andrew done to help British Columbians during this pandemic?
Andrew and the BC Liberal team have been listening to British Columbians impacted by the pandemic through telephone townhalls and virtual meetings, engaging more than 100,000 members of the public so far. Based on this feedback, Andrew and the team have been putting forward policies to keep British Columbians safe and begin our economic comeback. You can read more about our plan here.
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